Educator Monique McKnight is preparing for her 28th school year with Racine Unified School District. To add a little pep to her student’s steps, for the 2022-23 school year, she’s taken to TikTok to get them hyped. Her own take on Lizzo’s hit song, “About Damn Time” is a catchy tune to fit the start […]
Educator, Sarah Harris, promotes individuality, but a sense of community is always present in her classroom. As a special education teacher, Harris is working diligently to provide students with quality education, despite the atypical approach to learning that is taking place this year, due to the pandemic. Harris has been selected as the Racine County […]
Congratulations to the Gilmore Middle School music program for taking multiple prizes this weekend at the annual Heritage Music Festival in New York, NY. The madrigal and swing choirs, chamber orchestra and jazz band all performed, and all were named winners in their categories, claimed several other distinctions, and will bring home the Festival Sweepstakes […]
American soldiers far from home will get a note of holiday cheer and appreciation this season from Racine Unified students. Eighth grade students from Gilmore Middle School and freshman from J.I. Case High School last week partnered with Gifford Elementary School students to make 300 cards for soldiers stationed overseas, according to a story on […]
Look what popped up when we went looking for good news to share: the Gilmore Middle School jazz band practicing for an upcoming concert with members of the swing choir serving as music stands.
Check out the shot seventh grader Max Mitchell made at Gilmore Middle School last week during a basketball game. Max, a boy who has a disability, made a shot many of us could not have made and it brought his coach Allen Smith to tears, according to a story by CBS 58. Smith told the […]
When people think of Gilmore Middle School, Larry Hamilton was Gilmore. For 36 of the 40 years Gilmore Middle School has existed, Hamilton walked the halls as a hall monitor. He shuffled children from one class to the next, often singing to them to lighten the mood of being a middle schooler. Keri Bieri, the […]